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The NFC North's Best Running Backs of All Time

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The NFC North's Best Running Backs of All Time
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The NFL is becoming a pass-oriented league with the best teams typically being those who have a strong quarterback and a capable wide receiving corps.  Experts and analysts have continuously debated if this shift makes the game more exciting, but the truth is that there is something to be said for the prolific running back. 

While the NFC North is certainly contributing to this shift toward pass-first offenses, they have also had their share of elite running backs that rank among the best to ever play the position.  These players were game-changers and serve to remind us what an elite running back can do for a team.

This article will highlight the best running back to ever play for each respective NFC North team and will rank them from fourth to first based on their prowess as a runner and what they brought to their offense.

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